Welcome new Specialist: Ruth Horning Stonestreet, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Dr. Ruth Stonestreet has been instrumental in developing and initiating programs for infant-toddlers-preschoolers and their families. Her many programs and trainings from the development of interagency agreements for Early On Michigan to partnerships with parents to interventions for young children have impacted families throughout Mississippi, Kentucky, Illinois, Michigan, and Georgia. Her significant contributions to young children with cranio-facial anomalies, syndrome disorders, severe-profound early communication disorders have been presented nationally, regionally, state-wide and locally at conventions, conferences and organizations. Besides providing clinical services in transdisciplinary teams in school settings, she has developed courses academically in counseling, language disorders in young children birth to age 5, and oro-facia anomalies and syndrome disorders. She holds state licensure in Georgia, Florida, and Oklahoma and mentors and supervises first year graduates for state licensure and ASHA certification through EBS Healthcare. After retirement from active university faculty at Valdosta State University, she remains a part-time faculty member teaching two graduate courses. Her many honors include ASHA Fellow, Fellow of the National Academies of Practice, Honors from Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing Association (GSHA), Hull Leadership Award from GSHA, President’s Award from GSHA, and Distinguished Alumnae from Southern Illinois University.